[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Peterkoff

Gary Warner garyw555 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 17 08:20:21 PDT 2012


If you can find data that gets you before about 1865, it is more than 
likely that your ancestors were Lutheran.   If that is the case, then 
the earlier records will be found with the Lutheran records.

Gary Warner

On 6/17/2012 8:08 AM, gpvjem wrote:
>     Gary:
>       This info may not help you with your research in Europe but it is almost a certainty that the Lange, Gurel, Pries and Pudel families were of the Baptist faith.  You will find many of these family members buried in the Baptist cemetery at Ebenezer Saskatchewan.  In some cases there are pictures of the those buried there.
>      Go to http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cansacem/ebenezerobits.html
> John Marsch
> -----------------------
>    Many of the family members are Baptist; would that be a factor?
>    Gary
>    -----Original Message-----
>    From: Stefan Düsterhöft [mailto:stefan.duesterhoeft at gmail.com]
>    Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2012 3:08 PM
>    To: Gary Gomes
>    Cc: ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org
>    Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Peterkoff
>    ggomes at soundviewnet.com wrote on Sat Jun 16 2012 22:01:14 GMT+0200 (CEST)
>    > One of my Lang/Lange relatives lists his birthplace on his WWI
>    > Registration form as "Peterkoff" .  He was born October 31, 1887 and
>    > is the son of Andrew Lang/Lange and Ernestina Unknown.
>    > With this in mind, should I assume that "Peterkoff" is the same as
>    > Piotrkow Pierwszy (Piotrokow), Lublin, Lubelskie??
>    Gary,
>    to my knowledge the Lublin Project database does not have any Lutheran Germans in Piotrkow Pierwszy and only few in the surrounding villages.
>    "Piotrkow" usually refers to Gubernia piotrkowska, which included a large area with Germans living mainly in and around Łódź. See http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gubernia_piotrkowska
>    As the records for 1887 from parishes Lublin and Rozyszcze have been indexed already and there seems to be no son to a Andreas Lang(e), I'm afraid you need to widen your search geographically.
>    Stefan Düsterhöft
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